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Teachers Learn About Mining at MTU

Nine teachers from across Michigan will spend five days at Michigan Tech next week, learning about the geology and natural resources of the Upper Peninsula, as well as engineering and societal issues related to mining. During the workshop participants will take field trips to explore the geology of the western …

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Police Watching For Distracted Drivers

Michigan State Police will join forces with five other state law enforcement agencies as part of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving enforcement this week. State Police Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue says in addition to focusing on distracted driving behaviors, troopers will also be on the …

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Slight Decrease in National Parks Revenue

A new National Park Service report shows that the nearly 2 million visitors to Michigan’s national parks in 2013 spent more than $166 million and supported more than 2,500 jobs in the state. Michigan’s national parks include Isle Royale National Park, Keweenaw National Historical Park and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. …

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